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Episode Info:

Ken chats with Akil Bello, founder of Bell Curves, who shares his views on higher ed and some news about a new professional adventure that fits perfectly with his leadership in matters around standardized testing. (And if you haven't read his writings on his website, Bellowings, you should give it a go.)

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Rapid Descent

  • Akil's walkout song: My Philosophy by KRS One
  • Best thing he's read lately: Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Toni Adeyemi
  • What he's eager to read next: The Gatekeepers by Jacques Steinberg
  • Favorite thing to make in the kitchen: Whiskey sour.
  • What he uses to take and keep notes: "Far too many things..."
  • Memorable bit of advice: From his father: "Until you have a business plan, it's a hobby." 
  • Bucket list: Going to the Gálapagos.

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